2013 Trails Festival Events Guide

Welcome to the 2013 Kilkenny Trails Festival!
Last year’s festival was action packed – with more than sixty events planned during the month of September, something for everybody…! Nature trails including the bat walk along the River Nore, heritage trails to discover the City’s history lying beneath your feet, meet the gardener and tour the walled gardens at Mount Juliet, explore the grounds of the Shankill Castle with the Cope family, pack a picnic and head off to one of the great picnic trail gatherings in Woodstock, Jenkinstown or at the amazing Harvest Picnic – the Grand Finale Event of the Festival with its Artisan Food & Craft market and fun on the farm. There are amazing activity trails like the weekly weekend walk challenges, start a walking habit with the City Fit Walk Series, Get Back on your Bike, explore Kilkenny on a Hike and Bike, paddle the river in a CANADIAN CANOE, try out orienteering or discover the delights of a walk along the riverbank.